Foundation for the Preservation of Yungdrung Bön / གཡུང་དྲུང་བོན་ཉར་ཚགས་རིག་མཛོད།

Tag: dzogchen

Integrating with the Natural State

“It is very important to integrate with the Natural State as much as you could, to concentrate and keep in your Natural State. Practise Guru Yoga at least once a day, in the morning. It is even better if you can do it several times each day. But at least once a day you should practise Guru Yoga and  remember the Nature. Nature is always with you. It never goes far away. My advice is this: try to concentrate with the Natural State every day. That helps during this life and the next life. It can be helpful until you…
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Four Samayas of Dzogchen and Thirteen Points of Tantra

With great pleasure and with the permission and encouragement of Yongdzin Rinpoche, today FPYB are releasing a new book of teachings for serious students of Bönpo Dzogchen.

Celebrating Our Third Anniversary

Today Foundation for the Preservation of Yungdrung Bön is celebrating its 3rd anniversary as an educational charity officially registered with the Charity Commission. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for their dedicated hard work, and to thank the international Sangha for your support throughout the year. Here are some snapshots from the last 12 months:

Two kinds of Nature

“There are two kinds of Nature: –          Relative nature; –          Absolute Nature. Relative Nature This means that nothing is created, it is just as it is. For instance, the nature of water is that it is wet, the nature of fire is that it is hot. This is relative nature. Absolute Nature Every being, from dharmakaya down to hell, is integrated with Nature. Nature encompasses all beings equally without any changes. But we don’t trust our own Nature, our own property. We don’t realize it, we don’t recognize it, we don’t try to know it. We are always just [looking]…
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Introduction to the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud Dzogchen Lineage

by Dmitry Ermakov from Masters of the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud: Pith Instructions from the Experiential Transmission of Bönpo Dzogchen Main topics discussed:– Historical background to Bönpo Dzogchen– Qualities of Master and disciple– Introduction to the Path of Dzogchen– Introduction to the Lineage Masters of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud– Structure of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud cycle–  Comparison with writings on Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjampa– Lineage Tree– Zhang Zhung Garab and Garab Dorje– An excerpt from the “Golden Spoon” discovered by Yungdrung Lingpa translated specially for this publication by Yongdzin Rinpoche– A Mongol Connection– Experiential Transmission– Modern-day Transmission